Mwalimu National Savings and Credit Co-operative Society Ltd, a leader in the movement with branches in major towns in Kenya seeks to recruit suitable persons to fill the following positions:
 
1. Group Accountant WSF

Grade MC 9 

1 Post
 
Based at the WSF headquarters and reporting to the Deputy General Manager (Investments), the successful candidate will be responsible for WSF group accounts (Records keeping or production of relevant financial statements).
 
Qualification & Experience
  • BCOM (Finance / Accounting) with CPA III. OR BSC (Maths/Statistics) with CPA III and 5 years experience as a Senior Finance Officer/Accountant or its equivalent in a reputable Financial Institution and must have a thorough practical understanding of Management Accounting principles and techniques .
  • Must be a member of ICPAK .
  • Computer literate
  • Age 30-40 years.
2. Operations Manager - WSF Headquarters

Grade MC 9

1 Post
 
Based at the WSF headquarters and reporting to the Deputy General Manager (Investments), the successful candidate will be responsible for effective and efficient operation in all WSF branches and for effectiveness and efficiency of shared services (ATMs, Mwalimu Pesa, SACCOLINK and Pesa point)
 
Qualification & Experience
  • Bachelor of Business Management (Finance & Banking) Or BSC (Banking and Finance degree) or Bachelor of banking and finance with 5 years experience as Senior Operations Officer or equivalent position in a financial institution.
  • Computer literate
  • Age 30-40 years.
3. Manager Finance

Grade MC 9

1 Post
 
Based at the headquarters and reporting to the Deputy General Manager (Finance), the successful candidate will be responsible for implementation of sound financial and accounting policies, procedures and systems that will ensure effective utilization of the society’s resources and monitoring the accuracy of all financial transactions.

Qualification & Experience
  • BCOM (Finance / Accounting) with CPA III. OR BSC (Maths/Statistics) with CPA III and 5 years experience as a Senior Finance Officer/Accountant or its equivalent in a reputable Financial Institution and must have a thorough practical understanding of Management Accounting principles and techniques .
  • Must be a member of ICPAK .
  • Computer literate
  • Age 30-40 years.
4. Senior Records Officer

Grade MC 8

1 Post
 
Reporting to Deputy General Manager (HR & Admin), the successful candidate will be responsible for custodianship, organization, access and control of records and overall supervision.
 
Qualification & Experience
  • BSC (information Science) or Degree in Social sciences with a Higher Diploma in Information Science or Records and Archives Management with 5 years experience. MSC. (Information science) will be an added advantage.
  • Computer literate
  • Age 30-40 years
5. Senior Research & Planning Officer 

Grade MC 8 

1 Post

Reporting to the Research & Planning Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for research planning and implementation of various society’s reform initiatives.
 
Qualification & Experience
  • Degree in Economics with 5 years experience as Research and Planning Officer I or its equivalent. MSC/MA in economics will be an added advantage.
  • Computer Literate.
  • Age 30-40 years.
6. Senior Loans Officer

Grade MC8 

1 Post
 
Reporting to the Loans Manager; the successful candidate will be responsible for loan processing, generating of loan reports and initiatives on improvements of service delivery.
 
Qualifications & Experience
  • B.com (Accounting/Marketing /Finance option) or a degree in Co-operative Management with CPA III or its equivalent in Credit Management (KASNEB) and 5 years experience as loans officer I.
  • Computer literate.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Age 30-40 years.
7. Senior FOSA Officer

Grade MC 8 

2 Posts

Reporting to the Deputy General Manager (Investments); the successful candidate will be responsible for management of specific functions at the WSF headquarters or overall management and profitability of a Fosa Branch.

Qualification & Experience
  • Bachelor of Business Management (Finance & Banking) Or BSC (Banking and Finance degree) or Bachelor of banking and finance with 5 years experience as Fosa Officer or equivalent position in a Financial Institution.
  • Computer literate
  • Age 30-40 years.
8. FOSA Officer I 

Grade MC 7 

2 Posts
 
Reporting to WSF Operations officer; the successful candidate will be responsible for specific assignments of various Fosa activities in a Fosa branch or Headquarters.
 
Qualification & Experience
  • Bachelor of Business Management (Finance & Banking) Or BSC (Banking and Finance degree) or Bachelor of banking and finance with 3 years experience as Fosa Officer or equivalent position in a financial institution.
  • Computer Literate.
  • 30-40 years.
9. Accountant I

Grade MC 7 

1 Post

Reporting to the Senior Accountant; the successful candidate will be responsible for bank reconciliation for all the society Bank Accounts.

Qualification & Experience
  • B.com (Accounting) or BSc. (Maths/Statistics) or BA (Economics) with CPA III and 3 years experience as Accountant II or its’ equivalent in a reputable organization.
  • Computer literate
  • Age 30-40.
10. Marketing Officer I 

Grade MC 7 

1 Posts

Reporting to the Senior Marketing Officer; the successful candidate will be responsible for conducting research, marketing intelligence and monitor and report market development and activities in areas of product pricing distribution and promotions.

Qualifications & Experience
  • B.Com (Marketing) with 3 years experience or Degree in Social Science with a Higher Diploma in marketing and 5 years experience as Marketing Officer II in a reputable organization.
  • Computer literate and good communication.
  • Age: 30-40 years.
11. ICT Officer I (System Analyst / Programmer)

Grade MC 7
 
1 Post

Reporting to the ICT Manager; the successful candidate will be responsible for provision of software to all users and to evaluate Departmental System needs.

Qualifications & Experiences
  • BSC Computer Science /Information Technology or its equivalent from a recognized/reputable university and 3 years experience as a Programmer in a reputable organization.
  • Professional qualification in ICT (MCSE, MSCD and DBA).
  • Relevant experience in implementation of disaster recovery procedures.
  • Management of Website, Internet, Local and wide network.
  • Age 30-40 years.
12.  Internal Auditor I 

Grade MC7 

1 Post

Reporting to the Senior Internal Auditor; the successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out programme auditing, verifying and vouching payments.
 
Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelor of Business Management (Finance/Accounts) or BSC ( Maths /Statistics) or BA (Economics) or BBA (Finance/Accounts) or B com (Accounting option) degree with CPA III and 3 years experience as Internal Auditor II.
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Age: 30-40 years.
13. Loans Officer II 

Grade MC 6 

4 Posts

Reporting to the Senior Loans Officer; the successful candidate will be responsible for various loaning activities in the Department.

Qualification & Experience
  • B com(Marketing/Accounting) or BSc (Maths/ Statistics) or BA (co-operative management or Credit Management) with CPA II./CPS II. or Diploma in Co-operative Management or Credit Management and 3 years experience.
  • Computer literate.
  • Age 30-35 years.
14. Internal Auditor II

Grade MC6 

2 Posts

Reporting to the Senior Internal Auditor; the successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out  programme auditing, verifying and vouching payments.

Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelor of Business Management (Finance/Accounts) or BSC ( Maths/Statistics) or BA (Economics) or BBA(Finance/Accounts) or B com (Accounting option) degree with CPA II and 3 years experience as Internal Auditor III.
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Good analytical skill.
  • Computer literate.
  • Age: 30-35 years.
15. Accountant II 

Grade MC 6 

5 Posts

Reporting to the Accountant I; the successful candidate will be responsible for reconciliation of Members Personal Accounts.

Qualification & Experience
  •  B.com (Accounting) or BSc, (Maths/Statistics) or BA (Econ) or BBA with CPA II, and 3 years experience as Accountant III in or its equivalent a reputable organization.
  • Computer literate.
  • Age 30-35 years.
16. Records Officer II 

Grade MC 6 

1 Post

Reporting to the Records Officer I; the successful candidate will be responsible for the custody of members file and records others of the Society.

Qualifications & Experience
  • BSC (information Science) or Degree in Social Sciences with a higher diploma in information science or Records and Archives Management and 3 years experience as a Records Officer III in a reputable organization.
  • Computer Literate.
  • Age: 30 – 35 years.
17. FOSA Officer II 

Grade MC 6 

3 Posts

Reporting to the Senior Fosa Officer; the successful candidate will be responsible for Fosa activities.
 
Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelor of Business Management (Finance & Banking) Or BSC (Banking and Finance degree) or Bachelor of banking and finance with 3 years experience as Fosa Officer or equivalent position in a financial institution.
  • Computer Literate.
  • 30-35 years
If you meet the above requirements please forward your application together with a detailed C.V. and copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials to the undersigned on or before 24th August 2012.
 
The Chief Executive Officer,
Mwalimu National Sacco Society Ltd.
P.O. Box 62641- 00200
Nairobi


The Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey (KAIS) is to be conducted from October 2012 to January 2013 in all regions of the country.

The National Council for Population and Development (NCPD) has been mandated to undertake the social mobilization of the survey. In order to undertake this task NCPD is to recruit community mobilizers for specific areas in the country.

Qualified Kenyans are invited to apply as community mobilizers at cluster level to seek community support and participation in the survey.
 
The specific objectives of Community Mobilization are to:
  • Introduce KAIS II survey to the community (e.g. elders, chiefs, church and other leaders, etc.) in clusters where the survey will be conducted
  • Sensitize and inform the community, including members of the sampled households, about the survey (e.g., purpose, household selection, components of the survey, participant eligibility requirements, etc.) and seek their support and participation in the survey
  • Provide and disseminate survey mobilization and communication materials in the study clusters
  • Ensure prompt response to any concerns about the survey that may arise before, during and after the survey.
The Community Mobilizers should meet the following requirements:
  • Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences from a recognized university
  • Must be aged 35 years and above
  • Must be fluent in English and Kiswahili and should be able to effectively communicate (oral, reading and writing) in the local language in the geographical areas where they are to work in the country. The 10 regions are: Western (NCPD Office Kakamega), Nyanza North ( NCPD Office Kisumu ) Nyanza South (NCPD Office Kisii), South Rift (NCPD Office Nakuru), North Rift (NCPD Office Eldoret), Eastern South (NCPD Office Machakos),Eastern North (NCPD Office Embu), Coast (NCPD Office Mombasa) North Eastern (NCPD Office Garissa), Central (NCPD Office Nyeri) and Nairobi
  • Should have at least five years experience on mobilization activities in national surveys
  • Should have confidence and show ability to work with little supervision
  • Should have basic computer skills
  • Must be willing to work anywhere in Kenya
  • Must be ready to travel on a continuous basis and work in the field for about 3 months
  • Evidence of further training in public health, communication/community mobilization will be an added advantage
  • Must be a team player
Mode of Application
 
Applicants having the above qualifications should send their applications including copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials, a copy of Identity card, detailed current CV indicating Local language(s) in which they are fluent in, three (3) names of referees and daytime telephone/Mobile numbers through either email (kais2012ncpd@ncapdke.org )

or hard copies to the address provided below
 
The Director General/CEO
National Council for Population and Development (NCPD),
Chancery Building, 4th Floor, Valley Road
P.O. Box 48994-00100
Nairobi

So as to reach the Council on or before 23rd August 2012
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Abt Associates, a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development, seeks qualified candidates for a potential Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) project to achieve the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) targets in Kenya. 

Brief descriptions and qualification requirements for key positions are listed below.  

All positions are contingent on program award.

To be considered for any position, an applicant must submit his/her CV and an application letter that provides details of the applicant’s specific qualifications for the desired position to:

Kenya_IRSjobs@abtassoc.com

In the subject line of the email, write the title of the position for which you are applying.  

If you wish to apply for more than one position, please submit separate applications for each position.  

Applications that do not follow these instructions, or that do not meet the stated minimum qualification requirements, will not be considered. 

All applications should be submitted by 24 August 2012; later applications may not be considered.

Chief of Party (COP) 

Manages and supervises the successful implementation of the IRS project in Kenya, and acts as the primary liaison between the project and USAID and the Government of Kenya.  

The COP has responsibility for the strategic direction, and technical leadership to produce project results, as well as overall management of the operational, financial and administrative aspects of the project to assure that the full potential of the contract is realized in Kenya through the promotion of high quality work and internal control. 

Qualification requirements:  

Master’s degree in public health or other related field or Bachelor’s degree with at least 10 years of additional relevant experience; 

extensive experience in the management of malaria and health related programs in developing countries, preferably in Africa for more than 10 years; 

at least 5 years of demonstrated experience in the leadership and management of a complex national project and USAID experience. 

Must be fluent in English.

Operations Manager 

Provides organizational and logistical management for the project’s IRS operations. as well as capacity building and local skills transfer activities. 

Oversees management of warehouses and stores, community mobilization activities, and tracks progress against spray campaign targets and timelines.  

Qualification requirements:  

A Master’s degree in public health, entomology, tropical diseases, or other related areas or a Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of additional relevant experience; 

at least 5 years of demonstrated experience in designing and implementing IRS activities and partnering at the country-level with Ministries of Health. 

Demonstrated familiarity with USG environmental regulations and the appropriate use of insecticides.

Finance & Administration Manager 

Directs and oversees all aspects of administrative support for the project. 

Develops, manages, and monitors project budgets, accurate financial reports, and projection of funding needs in close coordination with senior project staff and in compliance with all USAID and Abt policies and procedures. 

Manage the financial operations and financial reporting of the country program, providing guidance and technical assistance to financial management personnel. 

Qualification requirements:

Masters Degree in business administration, finance or other relevant field. 

At least 8 years of professional experience managing financial and contractual aspects of large international development projects, preferably USAID funded.
 
Demonstrated supervisory skills and proficient in relevant computer applications and databases. 

Familiarity with US Government Cost Accounting Standards required.

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Interested individuals can learn more about Abt Associates’ multi-disciplinary group of dedicated professionals who provide technical assistance, research, analysis, and systems strengthening services in more than 100 countries at: www.abtassociates.com

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